Amy

Owala water bottle for easy hydration

By Amy | December 15, 2020

I’m pretty sure I’ve tried every water bottle on the market, and there’s something wrong with every one of them. If it’s wide-mouth, I can’t control the flow. If it has a straw, it leaks at elevation on the plane. Some are too big, some are too small, some too complicated. I still haven’t found…

Read More >>

Perfect stocking stuffer for campers: Rapid Rope review

By Amy | December 8, 2020

Rapid Rope is one of those great ideas I’m kicking myself for not thinking of! Recently featured on Shark Tank, Rapid Rope is just that: it’s a can of ready-t0-unspool rope that you can utilize on demand, in whatever amount you need, when you need it. It stays organized and neat in its can when…

Read More >>

Wild Tribute: the perfect gift for the national park lover on your list

By Amy | December 1, 2020

Looking for a unique gift for the national park lover on your list? How about the outdoorsman or woman or backpacker or hiker? Wild tribute shirts are the perfect nod to our national park system, and they give back, too! Wild Tribute makes fun and beautiful T-shirts unique to various national parks, and donates four…

Read More >>

Branwyn ‘innerwear’ for cozy days

By Amy | November 24, 2020

It’s that time of year…when we all want to cozy up. We’re also shopping for holiday stocking stuffers, and Branwyn should be your go-to for the women in your life. I tried out their Merino wool bralette and their hipster underwear, and can confirm that this is what you want next to your skin this…

Read More >>

Eggtronic laptop power bank for your next adventure

By Amy | November 17, 2020

None of us are flying as much as we might like these days, whether for pleasure or for work, but if you’re like me, you’re still itching to get away every once in a while. Maybe you’re working from home, so you can work from anywhere, or maybe you have online remote learners at home,…

Read More >>

Keen Howser II slide shoe

By Amy | November 10, 2020

Keen’s Howser II slide is one part sneaker, one part slipper, and one part moc. Equally at home on your feet around the house as they are in the ski warming hut or at that hostel you can’t wait to try once international travel opens back up, the Howser II manages to effortlessly combine style…

Read More >>

Toad & Co Del Rey pants for comfy travel days

By Amy | November 3, 2020

Look hip and on-trend while secretly knowing that what you’re wearing rivals sweatpants in comfort! Toad & Co’s Del Rey Pull-On Pant actually reminds me of the comfy pants my grandmother used to wear…but put them on, and instantly, you get that hipster, slightly hippy vibe. Think Portlandia meets outdoorsy Denver. It comes in two…

Read More >>

Buff options for safety and function

By Amy | October 27, 2020

There’s never been a better time to embrace Buff wear. Known for its multi-purpose uses, now, Buff head coverings can double as masks for safe social distancing and travel. I have been loving the women’s CoolNet UV+ offerings, which come in so many amazing patterns and colors, I can’t begin to list them all. Just…

Read More >>

Toad & Co Forester Pass Raglan Jacket for fall fashion

By Amy | October 20, 2020

Here in Southern Oregon, the wildfires have subsided, we’re getting a bit of rain, and we’re finally digging out those fall layers and light jackets. Enter the Toad&Co Forester Pass Raglan Jacket, which is the perfect weight and look for early fall in the Pacific Northwest. Hopefully, wherever you are, you’re feeling some autumn goodness,…

Read More >>

Sierra Designs Men’s Sierra Jacket

By Amy | October 13, 2020

The weather is starting to turn here in Oregon, and since most of us want to extend the outdoor season so we can safely recreate, exercise, and travel, we need to apparel to make that happen! Enter the Sierra Designs Sierra Jacket, featuring 800 fill dri-down with a 30D shadow rip polyester shell and nylon…

Read More >>